Dine with your toes in the sand at one, and sip on sundowners at the other…

Now that the weather is finally cooling down, we’re looking forward to spending as much time outdoors as possible – and there are two brand new al fresco venues to check out in the recently opened Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas.

Roof Lounge & Bar promises stunning sea and sunset views. Located above the newly opened Turtle Bay Bar & Grill, the lounge offers a more intimate setting with chilled out music.

The menu features both light bites and more filling dishes, including a seafood mini burger, salmon quiche, and shrimp on a stick.

On the resort’s lower deck, you’ll find Nasma Beachfront Bar, which overlooks the Arabian Gulf. Guests can sit on sofas or beanbags with their toes in the sand and enjoy Latin-inspired bar bites and hand-crafted cocktails. Shisha is also available.

Other restaurants and bars that have opened in the Saadiyat Rotana Resort include Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar and Hamilton’s Gastropub, as well as casual dining spot Sim Sim, Sama Lobby Lounge, and the Swim Up Pool Bar.

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